‘Permit insemination for single women’

‘Permit insemination for single women’

The Green Party's Gunvor G. Ericson and Maria Gudmundsson, Chair of Femmis, think it's high time that Sweden allowed single women to be artificially inseminated.

Vikings inspire Stockholm museum chief

Vikings inspire Stockholm museum chief

Visitors to Stockholm will someday be able to take a virtual ride with a boatload of marauding Vikings if the head of the Museum of National Antiquities (Historiskamuseet) has his way.

Going underground at Tech Noir

Going underground at Tech Noir

David Bartal wanders into a subterranean night club and discovers a realm where Belgians rule the roost and latex is more rule than exception.

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Forest fires under control: firefighters

Fierce forest fires which have raged in northern Sweden for nearly a week should soon be extinguished, a local fire and rescue service official said on Wednesday.

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Swede risks double jeopardy for German heist

The 32-year-old Swedish man suspected of involvement in a spectacular bank robbery in Berlin in 1995 doesn’t want to be extradited to Sweden since he’s already been convicted and served his sentence for the crime in Lebanon.

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Woman sentenced to six years in prison for violent rape

A 32-year-old woman, who along with her brother attacked and raped a woman in her 60s, has been sentenced to six years in prison for rape.

Welfare board ‘broke the law’ prior to Rödeby shooting

Welfare board ‘broke the law’ prior to Rödeby shooting

The social welfare board in Karlskrona in southern Sweden was too passive in its relationship with the 17-year-old boy who survived the Rödeby shooting drama last autumn.

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Swedish economy to slow further

Sweden’s economy is set to weaken further this year and next, according to a recent OECD report.

Swedes look to their ‘genius’ for Euro inspiration

Swedes look to their ‘genius’ for Euro inspiration

With less than a week to go until Sweden's opening match at Euro 2008, AFP's Delphine Touitou grapples with the enigmatic genius of star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Papers: ‘monopoly’ to follow lower press subsidies

The heads of the Svenska Dagbladet and Skånska Dagbladet newspapers have come together to oppose the government’s plans for reducing press subsidies to big-city newspapers.

Elvis no name for a girl

Elvis no name for a girl

Swedish tax authorities have informed a couple in Stockholm that they may not keep the name Elvis for their five-month old daughter.

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Detainee found hanged at police station

A young man from Malmö has committed suicide at a police station in south east Sweden.

Eriksson confirmed as Mexico coach

Eriksson confirmed as Mexico coach

Sven Göran Eriksson was named Mexican national coach on Tuesday in place of Hugo Sanchez, announced a member of the selection committee Jorge Vergara.